Calflora
Taxon  Report   1209    
Bromus madritensis  L.  ssp. rubens  (L.) Husn.
Foxtail brome,  Foxtail chess, Foxtail grass, Red brome
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
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Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2005 Steve Matson
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Parent: Bromus madritensis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Bromus rubens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bromus rubens
More information about  Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRRU2)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).